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Thousands share their invisible disabilities on Twitter

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 10:25
People with hidden disabilities are raising awareness of their conditions on social media.

'I had IVF for strangers'

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 23:52
Readers share their experiences of going through IVF treatment.

E-cigarettes: Cross-party group of MPs launches inquiry

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 23:38
They worry there are "significant gaps" in what we know about them and how they are regulated.

How graphene tattoos can monitor health

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 23:22
The tattoo could be a wearable device measuring electrical activity of the brain, muscles or heart.

Clarke Carlisle on his mental health crisis

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 15:12
Former PFA chairman Clarke Carlisle describes the moment a man found him in Liverpool, as he struggled with his mental health.

Typhoid vaccine set to have 'huge impact'

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 13:45
Around 22 million people get typhoid fever each year and 220,000 die.

Daydreaming brain network used in autopilot

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 11:09
The brain network associated with daydreaming plays key role in allowing us to perform tasks on autopilot, researchers find.

Hackers breach top plastic surgery clinic

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 10:54
The clinic, based in London, is known to have had high-profile clients, including TV star Katie Price.

'Serious failings' over Prince Philip Hospital death

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 01:26
A 79-year-old man died shortly after being declared fit for discharge at Prince Philip Hospital.

Dentist fines: Mistakes over addresses hitting thousands

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 00:17
Spelling and postcode mistakes have triggered thousands of wrongly issued fines, a watchdog says.

Breastfeeding emoji

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 23:21
The new picture of a mother with her baby was proposed by a nurse at University College London Hospital.

Cardiff dentist Mark Roberts struck off over 'basic hygiene'

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 19:31
The General Dental Council found more than 20 examples of failings.

Health tourism

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 10:57
The BMA's Dr Mark Porter says between £200m and £500m may be recouped. Is he right?

Minimum alcohol price law unveiled in Wales

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 09:15
It is claimed one life a week could be saved in Wales if cheap alcohol sales are banned.

3D tech used in bowel cancer surgery

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 00:06
The surgeon is able to communicate with colleagues in the US and India during the operation.

Health tourism charges come into force in England

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 23:56
Providers of NHS treatment are now required to charge patients who aren't eligible for free care.

Patients need rest, not antibiotics, say health officials

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 23:55
Health officials say many illnesses get better on their own and patients don't need prescriptions.

IVF struggle

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 23:03
The BBC's Sophie Sulehria shares her personal experience of struggling to have a baby through IVF.

Taxpayer-funded drugs 'too expensive for patients’

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 23:26
Campaigners say UK taxpayers "effectively pay twice" for medicines, increasing NHS budget pressures.

'How horses helped me deal with anorexia'

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 23:01
Jamie Pye, from Norfolk, says his work with horses helped him deal with the condition.